Serving the counties of Baldwin, Hancock, Johnson, Putnam, Washington & Wilkinson



Oconee RESA is a Georgia Professional Standards Commission approved Educator Preparation Provider.  Our alternative teacher preparation program is for individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher but have not met the requirements for renewable teacher certification.  Candidates are served through a blended (face-to-face/electronic model) to minimize teacher candidate travel and to minimize absences from the schools in which they teach. This program does not replace traditional teacher education programs offered by universities and colleges; instead, Georgia TAPP seeks to equip teacher candidates with skills that ensure a reasonable expectation of initial success in the classroom and to provide a supervised internship/induction program that will enable intern teachers to move toward subsequent mastery of teaching.  

We offer training which will lead to professional renewable certification in the following fields. 

Early Childhood (P-5) 

•Middle Grades (4-8) – All Content Areas including CTAE (Career Technical and Agriculture Education) 

•Math ELA



•Social Studies

•Secondary (6-12) 

•All Content Areas including CTAE (Career Technical and Agriculture Education)

•All Core Content Areas 


-Art (P-12)
-Health/PE (P-12)
-Special Education (P-12)
-Foreign Languages (P-12)
-Technology Education (P-12)
-Music (P-12)
-Dance (P-12)  

Select these links for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions about GaTAPP.  



206 South Main Street, P. O. Box 387
Tennille, Georgia 31089

Phone: 478-552-5178

     Mr. Eddie Morris
     Executive Director
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Oconee RESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.